ANIMALS: Oklahoma City Kitty

When the authorities at Oklahoma City's 20-acre Lincoln Park Zoo got the newest addition to their menagerie installed in public view two weeks ago, they experienced a pardonable glow of' civic pride. The newcomer was a full-grown leopard, brought straight from the jungles of India and probably one of the toughest tomcats ever to wind up in stir.

The leopard, however, did not enter into the Oklahoma City community spirit. After twitching his ropelike tail, baring his large yellow teeth and emitting rasping bursts of feline obscenities, he began trying to jump out of the pit in which he had...

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